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  • The Instagrammers Guide to Nashville Murals | Her Life in Ruins

    The Instagrammers Guide to Nashville Murals

    Nashville is a quickly growing city full of great places to explore,┬álive music, the iconic Lower Broadway, and so many murals. I grew up a stone’s throw from Nashville and feel like I find a new mural every time I drive through Music City. Visitors and locals alike line up to snap a picture with some of the Nashville murals, even waiting hours for the chance. Finding some of the…

  • Dry Ground: Brewing Hops and History | Her Life in Ruins

    Dry Ground: Brewing Hops and History

    When you think of Kentucky, one of the first things that probably comes to mind is bourbon. But, did you know that the state also has tons of awesome craft breweries? Today, I’m giving y’all an inside look at one of my favorite breweries here in the Bluegrass: Dry Ground. I’m absolutely obsessed with Dry Ground because everything they do is rooted in history! They’re super committed to supporting the…

  • 9-11: Reflections on an Event that Changed a Nation | Her Life in Ruins

    9-11: Reflections on an Event that Changed a Nation

    9-11-2001 On September 11, 2001 (or, as it came to be known, 9-11), I was sitting in my second grade classroom. I vividly remember my teacher getting a phone call, then ushering my class into the neighboring classroom with their students and teacher. The TV was on and both teachers struggled to keep it together. I was one of the younger kids, having just turned 7 years old. I remember…